University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Parnassus Cancer Research Symposia

This series aims to enhance cohesion and collaboration between cancer researchers within the Parnassus Campus, as well as with other HDFCCC locations.

The latest: May 29, 2019

The 2nd Triannual 2019 symposium held on May 29, 2019 focused on Disease Progression and Treatment Resistance
Organizers Jay Debnath & Rohit Bose shared their excitement about the data presented, and the implications for future cancer research at Parnassus and beyond.


Sept 12, 2019
3rd Triannual 2019 symposium
“Feeding the tumor”
Andrei Goga

Previous Symposia:


Feb 1, 2019
1st Triannual 2019 symposium 
It's About a Billion Lives" Annual Symposium

[see agenda]
Co-presented by the Center for Tobacco Control Research & Education (CTCRE) and the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center.

September 7, 2018
The Tumor in Context

[see agenda]
Speakers include Emmanuel Farge, Val Weaver, Andrei Goga, and more.

May 21, 2018
Cancer Immunology and Tobacco Control
[see agenda]
Speakers included Pam Sharma, Jessica Fetterman, Stan Glantz, and more.

January 8, 2018 
Models of Cancer to Advance Patient Therapy 
[see agenda]
Speakers included Hans Clevers, Max Krummel, Mina Bissell, and more.


Photos courtesy of Jordan Briscoe, BIDC and Jereon Roose, PhD